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Company: Sacred Heart University
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Nutrition Clinical Faculty & Program Director Category: Faculty Department: Health Science and Leadership [HSC] Locations: Fairfield, CT Posted: Jan 12, 2021 Closes: Open Until Filled Type: Part-time Position ID: 127502 Share About Sacred Heart University: As the second-largest independent Catholic university in New England, and one of the fastest-growing in the U.S., Sacred Heart University is a national leader in shaping higher education for the 21st century. SHU offers more than 80 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and certificate programs on its Fairfield, Conn., campus. Sacred Heart also has satellites in Connecticut, Luxembourg and Ireland and offers online programs. More than 9,000 students attend the University's eight colleges and schools: Arts & Sciences; Communication, Media & the Arts; Computer Science & Engineering; Health Professions; the Isabelle Farrington College of Education; the Jack Welch College of Business & Technology; the Dr. Susan L. Davis & Richard J. Henley College of Nursing; and St. Vincent's College. Sacred Heart stands out from other Catholic institutions as it was established and led by laity. The contemporary Catholic university is rooted in the rich Catholic intellectual tradition and the liberal arts, and at the same time cultivates students to be forward thinkers who enact change in their own lives, professions and in their communities. The Princeton Review includes SHU in its Best 386 Colleges - 2021 Edition, Best in the Northeast and Best Business Schools - 2020 Edition. Sacred Heart is home to the award-winning, NPR-affiliated radio station, WSHU, a Division I athletics program and an impressive performing arts program that includes choir, band, dance and theater. About the College of Health Professions SHU's College of Health Professions (CHP), housed in the state-of-the-art Center for Healthcare Education , offers research and practice driven programs in the most in-demand fields of Healthcare. Our health professional education programs are diverse and inclusive and consist of Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Occupational Therapy, Public Health, Healthcare Informatics, Health Administration, Communication Disorders, and Health Science. The study of Health Science provides students with a broad base knowledge that prepares them for a career in the health industry or continued study in a health profession.Job Description: The College of Health Professions announces a part-time, 12-month , clinical faculty position in the new online MS in Human Clinical Nutrition program beginning in Summer, 2021 . In addition to faculty responsibilities, this individual will be responsible for the leadership and administration of this new online MS in Human Clinical Nutrition program. Reporting to the college dean, responsibilities include accreditation compliance; college and program assessment; curriculum content and pedagogies; program strategic planning and development; evaluation of technologies used in the curriculum; management of the program's operational budget and financial transactions; faculty and staff recruitment, supervision, development, and evaluation; working collaboratively with admissions and marketing on student recruitment efforts and enrollment; providing leadership to the program for fundraising and grant writing in conjunction with the Offices of Research and Development and represent the program at professional, public relations and fundraising events; and provide service to the College and University, as appointed by the Dean. Candidates are expected to have a defined area of scholarship that complements teaching expertise. Faculty responsibilities include teaching, scholarship, advising, and service to the college and university.Requirements: Master's degree in a nutrition and/or doctoral degree in Nutrition sciences or closely related field. Degrees must be awarded by institutions accredited by a regional accrediting body recognized by the USDE. Preference will be given to applicants that hold a Registered Dietitian (RD) or Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) certification. At least five years or more years full-time practice and/or University teaching experience in the health sciences area required.Experience in key components of program director role; including but not limited to administrative experience in program planning and implementation, personnel management, supervision, and evaluation, budgeting, and outcomes assessment; is preferred. Experience in curriculum and course content development and student assessment; knowledge of standards and requirements of the ACPNE standards and their implementation; demonstrated scholarship and professional service. The ideal candidate will have experience developing and teaching courses online, excellent leadership, collaboration, interpersonal, and communication skills. Additional Information: Mission Statement Sacred Heart University, rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition and the liberal arts, embraces a vision for social justice and educates students in mind, body and spirit to prepare them personally and professionally to make a difference in the global community. The University aspires to achieve prominence through innovative teaching and learning while cultivating a campus community that is recognized as caring and creative.Application Instructions: Candidates must provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, names and contact information of three references, unofficial transcript of highest earned degree, and a statement of how the candidate will fulfill Sacred Heart University's Mission. Application materials must be submitted using Sacred Heart University's online application portal in order to be considered. Review of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled . Sacred Heart University is a space that respects and embraces differences, recognizes the unique contributions that individuals can make, and creates a community that maximizes the potential of all faculty and staff. As an equal opportunity employer applications from qualified candidates who reflect the wider world in which we live are encouraged

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